Forging Terms

There are many terms that are used in forging, some are only known in the trade but some are more universal.

We have listed just a few and will explain what they mean.

Various Forging Terms used 

Heat forging       this is when an amount of forging stock is placed in a furnace at any one time.

Hot forging         this can also be known as hot working, it deforms an alloy at a temperature above its recrystallization point.

Heat resistant steel         this is a steel designed for application at a higher temperature

Hollow forging   This is the process for forging rings or tubes

Hot shortness   Lack of ductility when the metal is hot

Hot Trimming    When the metal is in the trimming process, the excess metal is removed

Hub       The centre of a forging and forms part of the body of forging

Isothermal forging          This is a hot forging process where a constant temperature is maintained during the forging process

Knockout            This is a mechanism for releasing the pieces from a die

Liftout                 This is also the same as a knockout

Mill scale            The heavy oxcide layer that is formed during the heated forging of steel

Nesting               Multiple pieces in a forging die design

Rib                       A flat but usually with a draft thin portion of forging

Shoe                    This is a holder used as a support for portions of forging and trimming dies

Strain Rate         This is the rate at which metal is deformed

Temperature Forging     Forging stock temperature just ahead of being forged

Thermal Cracks               Metal ruptures set up by stresses due to thermal differentials

Tolerance           A design characteristic from a specification

Tongs                  A metal holder to handle hot forgings

Tool Steel           A higher grade of steel made for use in tools and dies

There are many more forging specifications and terms that are used in day-to-day forging life.



Dell Computers

Are you looking for a Dell outlet in the UK? One that sells new Dell computers and refurbished ones?

Finding Dell computers online

When looking for Dell computers online, you want to be looking for a company you can trust, one that is good value for money and of course one that has the Dell stock you require.

A Dell outlet tends to sell the latest Dell devices, whereas one that sells refurbished Dell products may be slightly older or used. Both will have been thoroughly checked and confirmed they are perfectly fine to sell to the public, in fact, the tests and procedures are thorough so by buying refurbished you can really grab yourself a bargain!

How many models of Dell computers are there?

There are many models of Dell computers to choose from, some for business use, some for gaming, and some just for personal use. There really is a Dell computer for every need or requirement.

Cheap Dell computers

Cheap Dell computers can still mean good quality, reliable computers, they just come at a cheaper price, this could be because they are cancelled orders or refurbished stock.

Dell OptiPlex

One of the most popular Dell computers around is the Dell OptiPlex. This is one of the best business Dell computers around, offering configurability, with purpose-built accessories for an uninterrupted workflow. These Dell computers come in modern, all in one space-saving desktops.

Contact the experts

Speak to the people that know all about Dell computers, they are the best ones to give you the advice to see which one would suit you best. A good company will not force you into anything that will not suit you. Tell them what you need and the budget you have, and they will be able to guide you into making the right decision.

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Will writing

Will writing is one of the most important things you will probably have to do in life. It is something that should be taken care of while you are alive, if not in an already upsetting time your family and friends could have to deal with having to sort your affairs out and knowing who should get what will simply add to the stress.

Can you write your own will?

You can write your own will it is legal to do so, we would suggest when will writing you decide how you are going to make your will, if you have children put in there who you would like to be the guardian, list all your assets, and who will get those assets, also if you have pets include what should happen to them.

Will writing solicitor charges 

A solicitor may charge about £200 to do the will writing for you. However, if the will is a more complex one it could cost more. If children are involved, it could add to the cost if you need tax advice or have trusts or overseas property again that could be more complicated and bump up the price and hours involved.

Will writing can be confusing for some, so ask friends and family for help and advice it may be that they have already written one so can help guide you. You will also need two witnesses to sign the will in the testator’s presence after watching the testator sign their will.

Once the will writing is complete, you should ask a solicitor to store it, if the solicitor wrote the will this is normally included in the price, if you wrote the will yourself there will probably be a fee.

If you do not own anything or have no assets, then you may not need a will, but we would always recommend you seek professional advice to confirm this.